Cooler, Better Sleep on a PolarPillow- Review | 2013 Holiday Gift Guide

I was sent the following product for review purposes. All opinions are my own. Here in Arizona it’s hot (in case you didn’t know, haha).  To avoid high electric bills we keep our a/c set higher than we’d like, and sometimes trying to sleep when it’s warmer than you want can be very difficult.  We […]

Candied Yams Recipe- The Start To My Sweet Potato Obsession

(Please know in this post ‘sweet potato’ and ‘yam’ are used interchangeably.  There is a difference, though I don’t know exactly what it is and, honestly, don’t care too much since they both taste so similar I can’t tell the difference.) 🙂 My dad was the sweet potato king in our family. He made the […]

Posy Lane Personalized Products- 2012 Holiday Gift Guide

Posy lane offers tons of fun, adorable products for kids, men and women, all available for personalization!  I spent quite some time oohing and ahhing over their products; I love the personalized ink stamps, children’s aprons, fleece blankets and bath towel wraps (to name a few)! I was thrilled when I found out we’d be […]

I Can Handle Blood, Vomit, even Poop. But I Don’t Do…

…(insert Psycho music here)… TEETH (as in loose teeth and pulling teeth).   Even as a kid I couldn’t handle when my teeth were loose.  I preferred to let them fall out on their own, but my mom preferred to take me to a family friend to have them pulled.  She’d wait each time to see […]

Nearly 18 Months Later and Still Crying

While blogging, I often turn on some music as background noise for me.  Shortly after my dad passed away I put a few of the songs that were played at his service on my playlist… I don’t know why I thought this was a good idea, but they are beautiful songs and they remind me […]

Will they forget him?

Since my dad passed away last year, I’ve had a slideshow with photos of him as my wallpaper on my computer.  I love seeing his face every day. I don’t want to forget his face, his smile, his love for his family…  I don’t want my kids to forget either. I struggle with that last […]


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